citrus rosemary water

Citrus Rosemary Water- #ShakeitupwithVSL3

This post is a product-provided sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. But the opinions and experiences within are my own unbiased impressions. VSL#3 is a high-potency probiotic medical food for the dietary management of IBS, UC, and ileal pouch and must be used under medical supervision. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. [...]

How I Am Managing My Diabetes With Fifty50 Foods

How I Am Managing My Diabetes With Fifty50 Foods

When we are young, we believe we are invincible. Nothing can touch us. Nothing can stop us. The world is our oyster. And typically, we are correct. And then we get older. Our bodies begin to contradict the thoughts of our youth. We begin to feel the aches and pains that come with old age. [...]

Reasons to Listen to More Music #NOW60fav #NOW60


Music is amazing, isn’t it? It gets us excited about our day and it helps us feel when we can’t express our emotions. Listening to music is usually something positive and can help us in more ways than we know. Here are some reason you should listen to more music. When I need to get [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party- Thanksgiving Favorites


Whew. We did it, you guys. We made it through Halloween, changing the clocks AND it's election day. I'm ready to be done with this election year. It's been a dirty one and I've seen some ugly sides of people and I'm over here all "Can we please just share fuzzy animals and yummy food [...]

Why Kids Need Probiotics

Why Kids Need Probiotics Daily This Mama Loves

This post is sponsored by SmartyPants Vitamins. Opinions are my own. In recent years, my kids have started taking probiotics. I never really knew how important probiotics were for kids until I saw the positive effects they left on my own littles. It’s amazing how adults can also benefit from probiotics (and we can, my [...]

Teaching Your Daughter How to Be Kind to Others

Teaching your daughter how to be kind to others from This Mama Loves blog

 This post is sponsored by American Girl®.  All opinions are my own. Being kind to others is not something everyone is born with. However, as a mom to a little girl, I want to teach my daughter to be kind. Sometimes, though, this isn’t as easy as it sounds.  I wanted to share some things [...]

Helping your Senior Dog Live Longer

Your dog is just as much a part of your family as any other human member. Just because they walk on four legs doesn’t mean they need to be treated any less. If you want to keep your dog around for companionship and to love for a long time, you need to start now. Here’s [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Soup Recipes

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Favorite Soup Recipes from This Mama Loves

One of the best things for me about fall is that it's time to start making soups and stews once again. We kind of ignore these delightful bowls of yum in warmer months at our house, so cooler weather brings fun changes in our meal plans. YUM. We have family favorites, of course, but Crockpot [...]

Making the Switch to Store Brand Baby Formula

Making the Switch to Store Brand Baby Formula

It’s no secret that having a baby is expensive.  There is a lot of gear to buy ahead of time and things to do to make sure your home is ready for a baby or another baby if you already have one.  Then, there are the expenses once baby is here, like diapers, wipes, etc. [...]

Tips for Embracing the New Season #StillGoing

Tips for Embracing a New Season from This Mama Loves

It is hard to believe that fall is already here. I am enjoying the crisp weather, but there are some things we are doing differently to embrace this new season. Check out these tips for embracing the new fall season and keeping safe, when possible. I cannot tell you how many times this summer, I [...]

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Growing up I think I might have looked forward to eating the roasted pumpkin seeds my mom made more than actually carving the pumpkins and as a grown up, I know that I do.  It's something that my kids look forward to as well and even the toddlers love for a snack.  With 5 kids [...]